Marshall White

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Competition record
Strongman
Representing  United States
World's Strongest Man
Qualified 2009 World's Strongest Man
America's Strongest Man
7th 2006
5th 2008
3rd 2010
World Log Lift Championships
9th 2011
Strongman Super Series
7th 2007 Mohegan Sun Super Series
8th 2008 Mohegan Sun Super Series
1st 2009 Romania Grand Prix
All-American Strongman Challenge
4th 2009

Marshall White (born April 30, 1982) is an American professional strongman athlete born in Houston, Texas. Marshall lived for a time Port Angeles, Washington, and in Pagosa Springs, Colorado with his then wife Rachel, whom he married in 2005, and divorced in 2013. Marshall was a Mortician who owned his own funeral home in Colorado- in addition to being an active professional athlete, and dad. He now resides in the Houston Metro area.

Strength Sports[edit]

Marshall played football for his junior high and high school in Texas. After graduating, Marshall joined "The Unit", a Strongman group in Cypress, Texas headed by longtime friend and Strongman Travis Ortmayer.

After training with "The Unit" for a year, Marshall applied for a job which would place him in Port Angeles, Washington.

He initially trained at "Marunde Muscle" with World's Strongest Man competitor, the late Jesse Marunde.

Marshall earned his pro card in 2006, and competed in the 2006 ASC Nationals, finishing in 7th place overall.

Marshall was training with Jacob Miskimens in their own facility in Washington when he purchased a funeral home in Pagosa Springs, Co. He made the move to Colorado on March, 2009.

For 2008, Marshall was invited to compete in the World's Strongest Man Super Series, which is a qualifying tour for the World's Strongest Man Competition.

In January 2009, Marshall competed in the Fit Expo in Pasadena, California finishing in 4th place overall.

On July 4, 2009 Marshall recorded his biggest win to date, a victory at the Strongman Super Series Bucharest contest, defeating Nick Best, Brian Shaw and Johannes Arsjo.

This victory qualified Marshall for the 2009 World's Strongest Man contest in Valletta, Malta. Marshall competed in the qualifying heats but failed to qualify for the finals.

Marshall recently competed in the 2011 World Log Lift Championships in Vilnius, Lithuania finishing in 9th place with a lift of 170 kg.

Personal Records[edit]

Strongman[edit]

Log Press: 170 kg {374 lb}

Olympic Weightlifting[edit]

Snatch: 140 kg/308 lbs
(less than bodyweight)
Clean and Jerk: 160 kg/352 lbs (bodyweight)
Total: 300 kg/660 lbs

Powerlifting[edit]

Squat: 322 kg raw{715 lb}
Deadlift: 364 kg raw {800 lb}
Bench Press: 218 kg {480 lb}

Achievements[edit]

Professional Competitive Record - [1st (7),2nd (3),3rd (1) - Out of Total(21)]

Performance Metric - .891 [American - .862 International - .963]

Professional 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th INJ DNQ Total
American 2 3 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 15
International 5 1 6
Combined 7 3 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 21

FUTURE CONTESTS


COMPLETED CONTESTS

  • United States America's Strongest Man(USA National Championship) - San Diego, California, USA - 5th place (6/21-22/2008)
  • United States Strongman Bash for the Troops (USA National Qualifier) - Minneola, Florida, USA - 4th place (5/17/2008)
  • United States Sequim Irrigation Festival Jesse Marunde Invitational - Sequim, Washington, USA - winner (5/3/2008)
  • United States All American Challenge Fit Expo (World's Strongest Man Super Series Qualifier) - Los Angeles, California, USA - 6th place (2/15-17/2008)
  • United States Mohegan Sun Super Series (World's Strongest Man Qualifier) - Uncasville, Connecticut, USA - 8th place (1/19/2008)
  • United States Utah's Strongest Man - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - winner (8/18/2007)
  • United States Big Tony's Strongman - New London, Wisconsin, USA - 3rd place (8/18/2007)
  • Canada Ladysmith Days Can-Am Strongman - Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada - winner (8/04/2007)
  • Canada Saanich Sunfest Strongman - Saanich, British Columbia, Canada - winner (7/21/2007)
  • Canada Kamloops Strongman - Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada - winner (6/16/2007)
  • United States Sequim Irrigation Festival - Sequim, Washington, USA - 2nd place (5/5/2007)
  • United States Mohegan Sun Super Series (World's Strongest Man Qualifier) - Uncasville, Connecticut, USA - 7th place (4/22/2007)
  • United States Fit Expo - Pasadena, California, USA - 9th place (2/16-18/2007)
  • United States Oregon's Strongest Beaver - Portland, Oregon, USA - 2nd place (10/28/2006)
  • Austria World Strongman Cup - Vienna, Austria - 11th place (10/212006)
  • United States America's Strongest Man(USA National Championship) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - 7th place (7/21-22/2006)
  • Canada BCEAA Strongman - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - winner (7/9/2006)
  • Canada Saanich Sunfest Strongman - Saanich, British Columbia, Canada - winner (7/81/2006)
  • United States Utah's Strongest Man - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - 5th place (6/10/2006)
  • United States World Strongman Challenge - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - 8th place (5/19/2006)
  • United States Sequim Irrigation Festival - Sequim, Washington, USA - 2nd place (5/6/2006)

Amateur Competitive Record - [1st (1), 2nd (1), 3rd (1) - Out of Total(6)]
Performance Metric - .883

Amateur 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th Total
American 1 1 1 2 1 6
  • United States Hawaii's Strongest Man (NAS) (Amateur Platinum Plus Level Competition) - Hawaii, USA - winner (4/30/2006) earned ASC Professional Strongman Card
  • United States Maxi-Flex Strongman Showdown - Clearwater, Florida, USA - 4th place (12/29/2005)
  • United States Washington's Strongest Man - Clearwater, Florida, USA - 4th place (11/29/2005)
  • United States Iron Bear Strongman - Port Townsend, Washington, USA - 3rd place (4/23/2005)
  • United States Texas's Strongest Man - Texas, USA - 2nd place (5/29/2004)
  • United States Texas's Strongest Man - Texas, USA - 8th place (5/29/2002)

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